Sacred Things
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Sacred Things

 “Belshazzar the king made a great feast to a thousands of his lords, and drank wine before the thousand.  Belshazar, whiles he tasted the wine, commanded to bring the golden and silver vessels which his father Nebuchadnezzar had taken out of the temple which was in Jerusalem; that the king, and his princes, his wives,...

December 19, 2011December 17, 2011by
New Wine
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New Wine

2012 will be here in just a couple of weeks.  It is a time of new beginnings.  Each year we make resolutions to cast off the old to bring in the new.  I began to think of “new wine” in the New Testament.   Jesus said “Neither do men put new wine into old bottles: else...

December 13, 2011December 13, 2011by
“Occupy till I come”
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“Occupy till I come”

photo credit: jorenerene “And he called his ten servants, and delivered them ten pounds, and said unto them, Occupy till I come.” Luke 19:13   The more I read about “Occupy Wall Street” and occupy this and that…what about this thought: Let’s come together in one accord and occupy the church: let’s occupy the prayer rooms;...

December 5, 2011December 6, 2011by
Special Message on Thanksgiving
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Special Message on Thanksgiving

[Taken from a message by A.D. Urshan, Editor and Publisher of The Witness of God newsletter] “O, give thanks unto the LORD, for HE is good and HIS mercy endureth forever.”  Psalm 106. Summer has come and gone, now we are at the last edge of the fall season.  This is the season that gathers...

November 24, 2011November 15, 2011by
“…and Know that I am God.” – A.D. Urshan
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“…and Know that I am God.” – A.D. Urshan

[This is continued from last week’s post and written over 75 years ago.  We find Bro. Andrew Urshan’s message even more relevant in 2011] “In these days of rapid change and “feverish ways” we must recognize that there are heart fevers which are as dangerous as body fevers.  We find so many with feverish spirits...

November 21, 2011November 21, 2011by
BE STILL – A.D. Urshan
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BE STILL – A.D. Urshan

[This is taken from the December 1917 issue of The Witness of God, A.D. Urshan, Editor and Publisher “If there is any one admonition to which our hurrying, nervous world needs to listen, it is that which comprsies the title of this article.  Holiness of heart and life and work simply cannot be achieved until...

November 15, 2011November 15, 2011by
Truth to New Life Apostolic Church
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Truth to New Life Apostolic Church

“And they overcame him (the accuser) by the blood of the Lamb and the word of their testimony.” After rebelling at a young age I found myself looking for acceptance in all the wrong places, such as relationships, material things, drugs and also alcohol which fueled behaviors that led to many incarcerations.  With several attempts...

November 8, 2011November 9, 2011by
The Violinist
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The Violinist

This story is taken from the book Wings as Eagles (pgs. 406-408) by Rev. David Underwood, pastor of The Life Church in Shelby, N.C..    Wings as Eagles; Using the Winds of Heaven to Soar is a collection of Bro. Underwood’s messages over a period of years and is one of the most spiritually rich books I have...

November 7, 2011November 2, 2011by
Awakening from our Slumber
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Awakening from our Slumber

This is a portion from a recent message delivered by Bro. David Underwood, pastor of The Life Church in Shelby, North Carolina MANY ARE AWAKENING OUT OF THEIR SLUMBER And finding no hope…..only despair And seemingly nowhere to turn. But the Word of God tells us: “And that knowing the time, that now it is...

October 31, 2011November 1, 2011by
Repair the Breach
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Repair the Breach

Last night we had an unexpected storm.  I was awakened about 3:30 from the sound of hail on the roof.  The electricity went out, but I went right back to sleep because I was thankful to be inside my home.  Some people in the world don’t have that protection and I thanked God for food on...

October 24, 2011October 25, 2011by